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As Heat Wave Hits, Air-Conditioner Fixers Are in Hot Demand

By Clarice Silber and Angie Wang | Jun 24
The Associated Press spent part of Monday alongside an air conditioner repairman to provide a snapshot into the hectic work necessary in a region heavily reliant on air conditioning to beat the heat.

Report: Mexican Journalists, Activists Targeted with Spyware

Report: Mexican Journalists, Activists Targeted with Spyware

By Peter Orsi and Christopher Sherman | Jun 24
Mexican journalists, lawyers and activists were targeted by spyware produced by Israel's NSO Group that is sold exclusively to governments, according to an internet watchdog group's investigation published Monday.

AP Interview: Drones 'A Huge Game Changer' for Aviation

AP Interview: Drones 'A Huge Game Changer' for Aviation

By John Leicester | Jun 24
Drones are no longer aviation's next big thing. They are a big thing right now, as evidenced by the drones of all shapes and sizes showcased at the Paris Air Show.

University of Michigan Getting Driverless Shuttles This Fall

University of Michigan Getting Driverless Shuttles This Fall

Jun 23
The tall, airy, 15-passenger shuttles will carry students and staff in a two-mile loop on campus roads alongside regular traffic.

Google Promises YouTube Crackdown on Online Extremism

Google Promises YouTube Crackdown on Online Extremism

Jun 23
Google is promising to be more vigilant about preventing terrorist propaganda and other extremist videos from appearing on its YouTube site amid intensifying criticism about the internet's role in mass violence.

Ringing the Changes: Dutch Bike Lock Blocks Rider's Phone

Ringing the Changes: Dutch Bike Lock Blocks Rider's Phone

By Mike Corder | Jun 23
An app opens the lock and simultaneously blocks the KPN cellular network, meaning that the cyclist's phone can only be used to call emergency services. Once the bike is locked using the app, the cellphone will work again.

Google's Search Engine Aims to Become Employment Engine

Google's Search Engine Aims to Become Employment Engine

Jun 22
Job hunters are able to go to Google and see help-wanted listings that its search engine collects across the internet. The results aim to streamline such listings by eliminating duplicate jobs posted on different sites.

'Human Project' Study Will Ask 10,000 to Share Life's Data

'Human Project' Study Will Ask 10,000 to Share Life's Data

By Jennifer Peltz | Jun 22
Wanted: 10,000 New Yorkers interested in advancing science by sharing a trove of personal information, from cellphone locations and credit-card swipes to blood samples and life-changing events. For 20 years.

Egypt Watchdog Says Authorities Now Blocking 101 Websites

Egypt Watchdog Says Authorities Now Blocking 101 Websites

Jun 22
An Egyptian watchdog says authorities are widening their internet censorship and are now blocking 101 websites, including some that provide software that allows users to bypass restrictions.

To Post or Not to Post: Internet Tips for College Hopefuls

To Post or Not to Post: Internet Tips for College Hopefuls

By Jocelyn Gecker | Jun 21
Google yourself. Curate your online photos. The general rule of thumb, as one private high school advises its students: Don't post anything you wouldn't want your grandmother to see.

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